Monthly Archives: November 2012

Remember to Read the Fine Print on Gift Cards

DiNapoli Cautions New Yorkers To Read Fine Print When Purchasing Holiday Gift Cards State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli urged New Yorkers to pay special attention to fees and expiration dates when purchasing gift cards as holiday gifts. “If you plan on giving gift cards this holiday season, my advice is pay attention,” DiNapoli said. “Some…

K&J – 12 Days of Christmas and The Back Country

Today inside the K&J show CBS’ Erickson Blakney talks Pear Trees and French Hens with PNC Wealth Management – Managing Executive of Investments Jim Dunigan. The Twelve Days of Christmas gets more expensive in 2012. Plus join us for Part II – The Adirondacks and the Back Country – a conversation with DEC Forest Ranger…

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T.O.T. Monday 11/26/12

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Special Olympics Needs Team USA Training Camp Volunteers in Lake Placid

Volunteers needed for the Special Olympics Team USA Training Camp For the first time, all 210 members of Special Olympics Team USA will be in historic Lake Placid, New York for Special Olympics Team USA’s official training camp, prior to their participation in the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in the Republic of Korea.…

Saranac Lake’s Mayor to Salute Sports Teams

Village to Salute Red Storm Football Team Mayor Clyde Rabideau will issue a mayoral proclamation saluting the Saranac Lake Central School Red Storm Football Team at its regular Monday night meeting in the Village Hall, which starts at 5:30 PM, for winning its third straight Class C title in Section 7. Rabideau said, “Our local…

K&J – Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Re-Opening the DOT’s Rail Corridor Unit Management Plan

Today’s K&J Show explores the differing opinions relating to whether or not the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan should be re-opened. The Tupper Lake Village Board hears from Kris Kenniston at a recent meeting. Kris is in favor of removing the rails and replacing them with a recreational trail.  He’s at the meeting with Hope Frenette…

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Thanksgiving at the Saranac Lake Adult Center

Thanksgiving dinner at the Adult Center in Saranac Lake is now in it’s third year and going strong. Each Year the Free dinner is provided with sponsorship and funding provided by St Joe’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center, The Carpenter Foundation, and The Women’s Civic Chamber. The Meal was free and included delivery to the…

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Rabideau says Tourism Funding Should Be Divided Equally

Saranac Lake Village Mayor Clyde Rabideau issued a statement concerning the potential distribution of Franklin County tourism money and bed tax proceeds.  The Mayors comments  follow reaction from Village of Tupper Lake Trustee Rick Donah.. and Tupper Lake’s Mayor and Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun.. Donah says while the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism is a…

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Black Friday…Cyber Monday…Now #Giving Tuesday?

The idea was hatched just a few weeks ago at the 92nd Street ‘Y’ in New York City. It grew out of the simple observation that Americans have a day for giving thanks and two days – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – for snapping up bargains, so why not a day for giving back?…

K&J – Holiday Helpers Head Elf Dawn Rogers

Holiday Helpers is a program built in the 70s designed for one or two needy families and today it’s expanded to helping more than 245 children in need with toys, clothing, boots, jackets and food for the holidays. The program is set up to make distributions on December 15th. During our conversation, we hear about…

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T.O.T.- Wednesday 11/21/12

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Police Seek Suspect in Pine Street Bridge Shooting

Saranac Lake Police are investigating a report of a robbery.  At approximately 6:45 PM Tuesday, 11/20/2012, a person called 911 to report being shot.  Police located the victim, 55 YOA, was located on the train trestle near Pine St in the Village of Saranac Lake.  The victim reported to police he was walking in an…

K&J Interviews Jordanna Mallach – Homeward Bound Adirondacks

A New Homeward Bound Office Opens in Saranac Lake. Jordanna Mallach is Program Coordinator for Homeward Bound Adirondacks.  This new organization is reaching out to the community and you may see them at community events speaking about their work especially now that they’ve opened their new facility on Helen Hill and unless they’re out in…

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WNBZ’s Tips for Slow Drivers – GET OUT OF THE WAY!

No doubt most of us will be traveling somewhere for Thanksgiving. And Safety is a big part of any holiday weekend, especially this one.. So we’ve prepared a few tips from different sources to lend a hand with driving to and from your destination.. Here’s step number one…  get gas today and make sure you’re…

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Tupper Lake Trustee Speaks Out on Regional Tourism Marketing in the Tri-Lakes

The Village of Tupper Lake should be part of a regional marketing and tourism initiative. That’s the word from Village Trustee Rick Donah. He’s responding to Jessica Collier’s Article yesterday in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise describing a visit from Saranac Lake’s Chamber of Commerce President Craig Stevens, Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott, and…

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T.O.T.- Monday 11/19/12

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Sheriff Mulverhill Sponsors Fanklin County Hurricane Sandy Relief

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill is holding a donation drive to collect needed items for the victims Hurricane Sandy in New York City, and Long Island. This drive, sponsored by the New York State Sheriff’s Association, is part of a statewide effort in cooperation with the Salvation Army. Sheriffs’ offices around the state are collecting…

A Lesson in “Paying it Forward” From Superstorm Sandy

A bus full of members of the United Federation of Teachers drove from New York City last year to help residents of the Schoharie School District clean up after a catastrophic tropical storm. This year, a bus is headed in the other direction, part of relief efforts organized by upstate New York teachers. At least…

WNBZ congratulates all 2012 Zone 6 “All State” Music Students

Elizabethtown Central School doubled it’s enrollment on Friday as students from all 18 schools in Zone 6 converged on the school for the day to prepare for the 2012 Zone 6 Area All State Music Festival held this weekend in E-town… The Selection Committee included Kimberly Weems from Lake Placid, Keith Kogut from Saranac Lake,…

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